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Southeast University
English Name: Southeast University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country: China
Found Year: 1902年
Address: 中华人民共和国江苏省南京市江宁开发区东南大学路2号;211189
Website: http://www.seu.edu.cn

 

Southeast University (SEU) is one of the national key universities administered directly under the Central Government and the Ministry of Education of China. It is also one of the universities of Project 211 and Program 985 financed by the Central Government to build as a world-class university. Located in the ancient capital city of Nanjing, Southeast University has such campuses as Sipailou, Jiulonghu and Dingjiaqiao, covering a total area of about 393 hectares.

Southeast University has become a comprehensive and research-oriented university featuring the coordinated development of such multi-disciplines as science, engineering, medicine, literature, law, philosophy, education, economics, management, art, etc., with engineering as its focus. The university boasts a high-level faculty of 2659 full-time teachers, 75.8% of whom have doctoral degrees. Of the teachers, there are 1800 full or associate professors, 786 doctoral supervisors, 1786 supervisors for masters, 11 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, 2 members of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, 13 members of the discipline review group of the State Council, 27 distinguished experts of the national “Thousand Talents Program”, 40 “Cheung Kong Scholar” Professors, 5 winners of the national awards for top teachers, 35 teachers granted with funds from the National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation, 3 preeminent experts in the national high-tech development project known as “Program 863”, 1 expert in the International Science & Technology Program, 2 experts in national major special projects, 20 teachers elected into the Talents Project initiated by the Ministry of Personnel of China for the development of high-level professionals and technical talents, and 2 teachers among the “National Ten Outstanding Young Jurists”. The current number of its full-time students is 30949, including 10730 postgraduates and 3571 Ph.D students. 

The university now comprises 29 schools or departments with 75 undergraduate disciplines in all. It boasts 29 and 49 disciplines respectively authorized to confer Ph.D. degrees and master’s degrees, 5 national key disciplines (comprising 15 sub-disciplines), 5 national key sub-disciplines, 1 national key (development) discipline, 13 disciplines in the development project for strong disciplines of universities based in Jiangsu Province, 14 provincial key disciplines and 30 post-doctoral research stations. It also boasts an array of key scientific research bases, including 3 national key laboratories, 3 national engineering research centers, 2 national research centers for engineering technology, 1 national professional laboratory, as well as 11 key laboratories and 5 engineering research centers granted by the Ministry of Education, etc.. 

In recent years, Southeast University, with its painstaking effort in discipline development, has achieved plentiful accomplishments. In the third round of China Discipline Ranking in 2012, 15 disciplines rank among the top 20% of all nationwide, 12 among the top seven, and 10 among the top five. Specially, the three disciplines of biomedical engineering, communication and transportation engineering as well as art theory rank first nationwide; besides, the three disciplines of architecture, electronic science and technology as well as landscape architecture rank nationally second; the two disciplines of civil engineering as well as urban and rural planning, nationally third; the discipline of information and communication engineering, fourth; the discipline of instrument science and technology, fifth; the discipline of power engineering and engineering thermophysics, sixth; and the discipline of public health and preventive medicine, seventh. In addition, the seven disciplines of engineering science, materials science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, clinical medicine and computer science rank among the top 1% of global ESI database, of which the discipline of engineering occupies the 75th place, among the top 1 of global ESI database.

Southeast University is among the ten pilot colleges and universities for the reform of higher engineering education co-initiated by the Ministry of Education and Chinese Academy of Engineering, and one of the first colleges and universities carrying out the “education and development plan for outstanding engineers” and the “national innovative experiment plan for undergraduates” under the Ministry of Education; it is also among the first pilot colleges and universities for the implementation of the “education and development plan for outstanding doctors” co-initiated by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health, as well as one of the pilot schools for the reform of the development mode for top and innovative medical professionals and of the five-year development mode for clinical medical professionals. 

A total of 5 disciplines are selected into the state-level comprehensive pilot reform project and 23 are selected as the construction points of national characteristic disciplines; besides, 40 courses are awarded as the national superior courses, 35 courses selected into the national course resource sharing construction program, 7 courses awarded as national public video courses, 7 experiment centers selected among the state-level demonstration centers and construction points for experiment teaching, and 1 center is selected as national virtual simulation experiment teaching center. 52 professors are selected into the National Steering Committee for Education and Instruction, among which 5 are selected as chairmen in related disciplines in institution for higher learning of the National Steering Committee for Education and Instruction, 7 are selected as vice-chairmen in the committee. 11 teams are awarded as the state-level teaching teams of innovation which have won the national first prize for teaching achievements for three years in succession. 64 textbooks in 30 categories are selected as 12th Five-Year national programmed textbooks for undergraduate education. In addition, Southeast University boasts 4 national bases, 12 national trial plots for innovation in the personnel development mode, as well as 12 national education centers for engineering practice. 
    In terms of postgraduate education, Southeast University, in its effort to cultivate top-quality innovation-minded talents, has been pushing forward the reform in postgraduate education by continually changing the mode of teaching and optimizing the curriculum system. Respectively 20 and 31 dissertations in total have been awarded or nominated as the “National One-Hundred Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations”, with 4 awarded and 3 nominated in 2013. 

Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) co-built with Monash University of Australia, the first of its kind approved by the Ministry of Education, has had an enrollment of 386 students, 26 of whom have graduated; the collaboration with University of Rennes One of France has blazed a trail for the cooperation in postgraduate development and scientific research. Currently, about 1219 international students from various countries and region are studying in the university for their master’s or doctor’s degrees.

Southeast University’s research fund reached RMB 1658 million in 2014. The applications for invention patents total 1914, of which 703 are licensed; besides, 13 PCT patents are applied for. The up-to-date statistics in 2014 show 1790 SCI papers and 1969 EI papers. Professor Lv Zhitao and his team won the National First Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress in 2014. The university, as the first completion unit, has won in total 1 National First Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress, 1 National Second Prize of the Natural Science Award, 1 National Second Prize for Technological Innovation, and 2 Second Prizes for Scientific and Technological Progress in 2014. In the past five years, SEU, as the lead-taking institution, has won 18 state-level science-and-technology-related awards. In addition, the university has won 13 awards in the recent three appraisals of prizes for outstanding achievements in the humanities and social sciences of colleges and universities initiated by the Ministry of Education, including 1 first prize, 5 second prizes, and 7 third prizes; and it won 27 awards for outstanding achievements in philosophy and social sciences by the People's Government of Jiangsu Province in 2014, including 4 first prizes, 8 second prizes and 15 third prizes. In the last five years, SEU, as the lead-taking institution, has obtained 73 projects supported by National Social Science Foundation of China, of which 5 are major ones.  

 In addition to the excellence in research and student cultivation, Southeast University is also taking an active part in setting up international cooperative programs with other countries. Up to now, it has signed agreements for friendly cooperation with more than 100 universities, research institutes or corporations including Cambridge University, University of Maryland, Lehigh University, ETH Zürich, Tohoku University, Technical University of Munich, University of Ulm, Monash University of Australia, University of Rennes One, etc., which has contributed a great deal to the overall strength, international fame and development of the university. There are 1656 international students from more than 100 countries studying in SEU, including 1219 degree students. We have also established 3 Confucius Institutes in the United States and The Republic of Belarus.

The university library covers an area of 66,900 square meters, with a collection of 3,971,700 books and materials of all kinds. 

In the new century, SEU will intensify its reforms while carrying on its fine traditions. Aiming at excellence and innovativeness, it is headed for an international famous comprehensive and research-based university around 2020, and a world-class university with global vision around 2035.

 

Total Enrollment:29256
           International Students:492(2%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:17266
           International Students:364(2%)
Graduate Enrollment:11990
           International Students:128(1%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Art
           Automation
           Biological Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering (Class)
           Biomedical Engineering (Seven-Year)
           Business Administration Class (Business Administration And Management Science And Engineering)
           Chemical And Pharmaceutical Science
           Civil Engineering (Architecture)
           Civil Engineering (Civil)
           Clinical Medicine (Seven-Year)
           Clinical Medicine And Medical Sciences
           Computer Science And Technology
           Control Technology And Instrument
           Economics
           Economics
           Electrical Engineering And Automation
           Electronic Science And Technology (Class)
           Electronic Science And Technology (Class, Wuxi Branch)
           Energy And Power (Energy And Environment)
           Engineering Mechanics
           English
           Humanities Test Classes
           Information Engineering
           Information Engineering (Wuxi Branch)
           Japanese Language
           Labor And Social Security
           Labor And Social Security
           Law
           Machinery
           Materials Science And Engineering
           Mathematics
           Nursing
           Nursing
           Of Transportation (Transportation And Civil Engineering And Traffic Engineering)
           Physics
           Preventive Medicine
           Science Education
           Science Education
           Software Engineering
Master's Degree Programs
           Accounting
           Accounting (Professional Degree)
           Administration
           Analytical Chemistry
           Ancient Chinese Literature
           Anesthesiology
           Applied Computer Technology
           Applied Mathematics
           Applied Psychology
           Applied Psychology
           Applied Statistics (Professional Degree)
           Architecture
           Architecture
           Architecture (Professional Degree)
           Architecture And Civil Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Art And Design (Degree)
           Art Theory
           Asset Assessment (Professional Degree)
           Basic Mathematics
           Biochemistry And Molecular Biology
           Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biophysics
           Book Information And Records Management
           Bridge And Tunnel Engineering
           Business Administration (Degree)
           Business Management
           Carrier Engineering
           Cartography And Geographic Information Engineering
           Chemical Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Chemical Engineering And Technology
           Chemistry
           Chinese Internal Medicine
           Chinese Modern And Contemporary Literature
           Circuits And Systems
           Circuits And Systems
           Civil Engineering
           Civil Engineering & Management
           Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
           Computational Mathematics
           Computer Software And Theory
           Computer System Architecture
           Computer Technology (Professional Degree)
           Control Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Control Theory And Control Engineering
           Curriculum And Pedagogy
           Design
           Design
           Detection Technology And Automation Devices
           Developmental Biology
           Ecology
           Educational Technology
           Educational Technology
           Electrical Engineering
           Electrical Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Electronics And Communication Engineering (Degree)
           Emergency Medicine
           Engineering Mechanics
           English Interpretation (Professional Degree)
           English Language And Literature
           English Translation (Professional Degree)
           Environmental Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Environmental Science And Engineering
           Epidemiology And Health Statistics
           Ethics
           Field And Microwave Technology
           Finance
           Finance (Professional Degree)
           Fine Arts
           Fine Arts
           Fine Arts (Degree)
           Foreign Linguistics And Applied Linguistics
           Foreign Philosophy
           General And Fundamental Mechanics
           Genetics
           Geodesy And Surveying Engineering
           Geotechnical Engineering
           Harbor, Coastal And Offshore Engineering
           Heating, Gas Supply, Ventilation And Air Conditioning Engineering
           Higher Education
           Human Anatomy And Embryology
           Hydraulic Engineering (Degree)
           Hygienic Toxicology
           Ic Design
           Image Processing And Scientific Visualization
           Imaging And Nuclear Medicine
           Immunology
           Industrial Design
           Industrial Design Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Industrial Economics
           Information And Communication Engineering
           Instrument Science And Technology
           Instrumentation Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Internal Medicine
           International Business (Professional Degree)
           International Trade
           Japanese Language And Literature
           Landscape Architecture
           Landscape Architecture (Professional Degree)
           Law
           Law (The Illegal School) (Professional Degree)
           Learning Science
           Management Science And Engineering
           Management Science And Engineering
           Manufacturing Industrial Engineering
           Marxist Philosophy
           Marxist Theory
           Materials Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Materials Physics And Chemistry
           Materials Science And Engineering
           Mechanical And Electronic Engineering
           Mechanical Design And Theory
           Mechanical Engineering (Degree)
           Mechanical Manufacturing And Automation
           Microelectronics And Solid State Electronics
           Municipal Engineering
           National Economics
           Navigation, Guidance And Control
           Neurobiology
           Neurology
           Nursing
           Nutrition And Food Hygiene
           Obstetrics And Gynecology
           Occupational And Environmental Health
           Oncology
           Operational Research And Cybernetics
           Ophthalmology
           Optical Engineering
           Otorhinolaryngology
           Pathogen Biology
           Pathology And Pathophysiology
           Pattern Recognition And Intelligent Systems
           Pediatrics
           Pharmaceutical Engineering
           Pharmacology
           Philosophy Of Science And Technology
           Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing
           Physical Education
           Physical Electronics
           Physics
           Physiology
           Political Theory
           Power Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Power Engineering And Engineering Thermophysics
           Project Management (Professional Degree)
           Psychiatry And Mental Hygiene
           Public Administration (Degree)
           Public Health (Professional Degree)
           Regional Economics
           Road And Railway Engineering
           Science And Technology Education
           Social Security
           Sociology
           Software Engineering
           Software Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Solid Mechanics
           Statistics
           Surgery
           Surveying Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Systems Analysis And Integration
           Systems Engineering
           Technology Economy And Management
           The Ic Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Tourism Management
           Tourism Management (Professional Degree)
           Traffic Information Engineering And Control
           Traffic Mapping And It
           Traffic Underground Engineering
           Transportation Engineering (Professional Degree)
           Transportation Planning And Management
           Urban And Rural Planning
           Vehicle Engineering
           Vocational And Technical Education
Doctoral Programs
           Applied Computer Technology
           Architecture
           Architecture
           Art Theory
           Biology
           Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Bridge And Tunnel Engineering
           Chemical Engineering And Technology
           Circuits And Systems
           Circuits And Systems
           Civil Engineering
           Civil Engineering & Management
           Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
           Computer Software And Theory
           Computer System Architecture
           Control Theory And Control Engineering
           Detection Technology And Automation Devices
           Electrical Engineering
           Engineering Mechanics
           Environmental Science And Engineering
           Epidemiology And Health Statistics
           Ethics
           Field And Microwave Technology
           Financial Engineering
           Foreign Philosophy
           Geotechnical Engineering
           Heating, Gas Supply, Ventilation And Air Conditioning Engineering
           Hygienic Toxicology
           Ic Design
           Ideological And Political Education
           Ideological And Political Education
           Image Processing And Scientific Visualization
           Imaging And Nuclear Medicine
           Immunology
           Industrial Design
           Industrial Economics
           Information And Communication Engineering
           Instrument Science And Technology
           Internal Medicine
           International Trade
           Landscape Architecture
           Learning Science
           Management Science And Engineering
           Management Science And Engineering
           Manufacturing Industrial Engineering
           Materials Physics And Chemistry
           Materials Science And Engineering
           Mathematics
           Mechanical And Electronic Engineering
           Mechanical Design And Theory
           Mechanical Manufacturing And Automation
           Microelectronics And Solid State Electronics
           Municipal Engineering
           Navigation, Guidance And Control
           Neurology
           Nutrition And Food Hygiene
           Obstetrics And Gynecology
           Occupational And Environmental Health
           Oncology
           Optical Engineering
           Pattern Recognition And Intelligent Systems
           Pediatrics
           Pharmaceutical Engineering
           Philosophy Of Science And Technology
           Physical Electronics
           Physics
           Power Engineering And Engineering Thermophysics
           Regional Economics
           Software Engineering
           Solid Mechanics
           Statistics
           Surgery
           Systems Engineering
           The Basic Principles Of Marxism
           The Basic Principles Of Marxism
           Transportation Engineering
           Urban And Rural Planning School
           Vehicle Engineering

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